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A call to action : women, religion, violence, and power

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of equal opportunity in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online verison:
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Call to action.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014
(OCoLC)876366709
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 9781476773957 1476773955
OCLC Number: 868276576
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: My childhood --
Commitment to peace and women's rights --
The Bible and gender equality --
Full prisons and legal killing --
Sexual assault and rape --
Violence and war --
Observations as a traveler --
Women and the Carter Center --
Learning from human rights heroes --
The genocide of girls --
Rape --
Slavery and prostitution --
Spouse abuse --
"Honor" killings --
Genital cutting --
Child marriage and dowry deaths --
Politics, pay, and maternal health --
The road to progress.
Responsibility: Jimmy Carter.

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"A tour de force of the global abuse and manipulation of women, including statistics that will stun most readers with details that cannot be ignored...The scope of the material is astounding...Mr. Read more...

 
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